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Can Religion Help Improve Your Emotional Health?

While there is understandably a lot of focus and concern around everybody's physical health these days, emotional health is another important part of well-being that may be deeply affected by the challenges brought on by ...

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Has COVID-19 Created a Religious Revival?

As churches have navigated the sudden changes in structure brought on upon by the outbreak of COVID-19, a lot of interesting observations have been made. The creative changes to traditional church activities may at first ...

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Some Religious Communities Continue To Disregard Social Distancing Guidelines

While it is inspiring to see how countless religious groups across faiths are rising to the challenge of adapting to the situation brought on by the novel coronavirus, groups that continue to gather can still be a cause ...

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In Hard Times, It Helps To Assume a Child’s Perspective

The sound of a child’s laughter is one of the most beautiful, soul-brightening, mood-lifting things in the world, but why is that? While there may be a scientific theory behind this, the reason might be simpler than we ...

Category: Health and Wellness Science

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Is Religion the Ultimate Placebo?

According to Forbes, there is the placebo, and then there is the placebo effect. A placebo is the archetypal “sugar pill” — a pill that holds no medical value whatsoever but still miraculously alleviates medical ...

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Religious Freedom to Harm?

We are saddened to hear yet another story of a stubborn pastor putting his congregation and his entire community at a heightened and unnecessary risk of contracting and transmitting coronavirus. This time around it’s F ...

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Italy’s Coronavirus Victims Are Dying Alone

Outside of China, Italy is the country worst hit by the coronavirus outbreak to date. As of mid-March, the country had 27,000 confirmed cases and 2,158 COVID-19 related deaths. Fewer than 3,000 people are reported to h ...

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Is the Cure to Coronavirus Prayer?

The Indonesian Health Minister shocked many when he said that his government is relying on the power of prayer to keep coronavirus off Indonesian soil. And he's not the only one relying on God to keep his nation safe.

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Choosing Your Religion: Voluntarism, Involuntarism and Belief

Atheists and theists often disagree as to the nature of belief or, more specifically, how and why individuals believe the things they do. Atheists often claim that believers are overly imprudent and have faith in things ...

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The Mystery of HD 140283, a Star Older Than the Universe

A mysterious star resides 190 light years away from Earth in the constellation of Libra. Named HD 140283 by the astronomers who discovered it over 100 years ago, the star’s mystery is not due to its existence, but ...

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